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Thursday 12/07/2017
Home for the holidays [Infographic]
Posted: December 07, 2017

As Americans get ready for the most wonderful time of the year, they are also preparing for another element of the holiday season: lots of time in the car. Hankook Tire released findings from its latest Gauge Index Survey, which found that 84 percent of Americans are more likely to drive than fly to their holiday destinations this year.

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Monday 12/04/2017
It Pays to Prep Your Tires for Winter Roads
Updated: December 05, 2017 - 3:34 am

(NewsUSA) - Driving safely in the winter can be a challenge, even for the most experienced driver. In fact, an alarming three in five winter drivers (61 percent) have lost control of their car during winter weather, according to a new winter driving survey by Michelin.

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Michelin Drives the Holidays Home
Updated: December 04, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - For the third consecutive holiday season, Michelin North America, Inc. (Michelin), is recognizing the people in the transportation industry who work "like busy elves" behind the scenes to make the holidays memorable. Michelin marks the season with its #KeepThanksMoving conversation in social and digital media and encourages people to share this appreciation via Facebook and Twitter.

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Thursday 11/16/2017
Prepare For Safe Winter Driving—Top Questions Answered By The Tire Specialists
Updated: November 18, 2017 - 3:34 am

(NAPSI)—While it’s always a good time to make sure your vehicle is in good shape, it’s particularly important when bad weather and the busy travel season occur.

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Wednesday 11/15/2017
Car Maintenance Tips For Holiday Road Trips
Updated: November 17, 2017 - 3:36 am

(NAPSI)—Proper car maintenance promotes reliability, making it important to perform proper vehicle check-ups before heading out on holiday road trips. Tackle this basic care routine to maintain the value of your car and avoid road trip headaches by addressing minor issues before they become costly repairs.

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Friday 11/10/2017
Avoid Surprise, Winterize
Updated: November 11, 2017 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—As the weather gets colder, winterizing your vehicle should be a top priority. The nonprofit Car Care Council recommends that motorists perform a six-point winter maintenance check of areas that are particularly affected by driving in rough weather.

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Thursday 11/02/2017
URGENT—Your Vehicle May Have A Dangerous Air Bag!
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NAPSI)—A few simple steps protect your family and loved ones.

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Tuesday 10/31/2017
6 tips to help keep your drive distraction-free
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:33 pm

(BPT) - As you drive down the street, the threat of potential distractions is everywhere. Federal research shows that distracted driving is a factor in one out of every six crashes, and accounts for 5,000 automobile crash-related fatalities each year.

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Thursday 10/26/2017
Eco-Friendly Paving Revives Park Pathways
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Yellowstone National Park experiences more than 4 million visits annually. The park's volume of foot traffic, particularly around the famous geyser, Old Faithful, has put a strain on the existing walkways.

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Tuesday 10/24/2017
Men vs. women: Who's better behind the wheel?
Updated: October 25, 2017 - 3:36 am

(BPT) - It’s the age-old question: Who is a better driver, men or women? Are women more likely to adhere to the speed limit? Are men more inclined to drive in high-traffic areas? Perhaps there will never be resolution on the matter, but the latest Hankook Tire Gauge Index uncovered some definite differences between men and women when it comes to general driving habits and car maintenance.

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Thursday 10/19/2017
14 Cars You Can Practically Drive Forever
Updated: October 25, 2017 - 3:36 am

American-made SUVs dominate in a study of vehicles proven to last at least 200,000 miles, according to the automotive research company iSeeCars.com.

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Wednesday 10/18/2017
Parents Get Help Coaching Teen Drivers from Michelin, NFL Star
Updated: October 18, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) -; As a parent, there is no shortage of things to worry about when it comes to your kids. If you have teenagers, that anxiety can rise even more, especially when they start to drive.

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Wednesday 10/11/2017
Teach Teens Safe Driving Habits
Updated: October 12, 2017 - 3:36 am

(NAPSI)—Getting a driver’s license is an exciting time for a teenager but can be a worrisome time for parents. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among 15- to 20-year-old drivers, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. To help reduce the risk, Les Schwab Tires shares some tips on helping keep teen drivers safe and lowering their chances of getting into an accident. Les Schwab is committed to helping keep the road safe for all drivers.

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Thursday 10/05/2017
5 tips to ready your ride for winter
Posted: October 05, 2017

(BPT) - The winter driving season is … unique. No matter where you live, these aren’t the same road conditions you enjoyed in June or July, and that means you can’t handle your car in the same way. A winter-ready vehicle requires extra preparation. To get your vehicle ready for the season’s unique driving conditions, apply these five tips.

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Tuesday 10/03/2017
It's A Myth That Only New-Car Dealers Can Service Vehicles Under Warranty
Updated: October 04, 2017 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—True or false: Until your vehicle is out of warranty, it must be serviced by the new-car dealer or the factory warranty will be void. Although many people would have answered "true," the correct answer is "false," according to the Car Care Council.

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How Innovations Make Work Easier, Adventures More Fun
Updated: October 04, 2017 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Scientists and engineers have come up with some exciting technology for now and the near future.

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Thursday 09/28/2017
Letting go of the wheel: Why consumers should trust self-driving cars
Posted: September 28, 2017

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Saturday 09/02/2017
What You Should Know Before Buying or Leasing a Vehicle this Fall
Updated: September 02, 2017 - 7:42 am

(StatePoint) Fall is a popular time to purchase a new vehicle, with new models hitting dealer lots, and significant savings on current model year cars and trucks. Whether this is your first purchase or you’ve done this before, there are more choices than ever when it comes to makes and models of vehicles, and financing options for securing one.

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Monday 08/28/2017
When, Where, How And Why To Change Your Vehicle's Oil
Updated: August 29, 2017 - 3:34 am

(NAPSI)—Basic vehicle maintenance is an easy, inexpensive way to prolong the life of vehicles and avoid costly repairs down the road.

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Thursday 08/10/2017
Keep Your Kids On The Road To Safety
Updated: August 11, 2017 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—There's good news, bad news and great news about children and safety on the road.

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Monday 07/31/2017
Vehicle Checklist For Car Pool Season
Updated: August 01, 2017 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—If any of the nearly 56 million children in the country getting ready to go back to school via car pools are yours, you can help make sure all the vehicles involved are kid safe and road ready with a five-point checklist:

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Thursday 07/27/2017
Back-to-School: Top Car Buying Tips for Young Drivers
Updated: July 27, 2017 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) During back-to-school season, students are often on the hunt for what may be their first car. There are many factors to consider beyond budget, and experts say this can be a difficult process to navigate.

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Tuesday 07/18/2017
5 tire safety tips for your next road trip
Updated: July 19, 2017 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Summer travel is off to a hot start, and with historically low gas prices and declining car rental rates across the country, Americans are opting for road travel to reach their summer destinations. Whether driving to a beach vacation, visiting family or exploring the back roads, drivers should consider the following tire safety checklist prior to departure to ensure safe, smooth and fun travel.

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Thursday 06/29/2017
Keep Your Car Breathing Well: Change The Air Filters
Updated: June 30, 2017 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Just as you need clean air to breathe, so does your car. The vehicle’s air filters are what make that possible.

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Thursday 06/08/2017
Get Tire Savvy to Help Your Family Stay Safe on the Road
Updated: June 08, 2017 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) Today’s cars come with some impressive features. But no matter what up-to-date tech your car boasts, it’s your tires that connect it to the road, playing a crucial role in safety and performance.

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Thursday 05/25/2017
Safe Summer Driving Tips for Teens and Young Adults
Updated: May 25, 2017 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) Warm weather means more young drivers on the road as they head to summer jobs, parties and embark on road trips. Often, young drivers feel invincible, but they shouldn’t take their safety for granted.

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Thursday 02/02/2017
Surprising Factors Impacting Car Buyers' Decisions
Updated: February 02, 2017 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) While make and model are still dominant factors on car lots, today’s consumers have a new set of priorities, thanks to increasingly sophisticated in-vehicle technologies being offered in new cars.

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